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The word would fit within the following context:

I found the ______ of my search.

I know there there is a simple word which describes an object which is being searched for, but I just can't remember what it was.

  • Normally I'd use "object" in the above sentence. – Hot Licks Jan 12 '15 at 4:15
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Quarry to use a hunting metaphor, object to be more literal.

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Target or object. It is what you are aiming at or looking for.

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